National Technology Day 2020
National Glory for India, The 11th May of every year is celebrated as National Technology Day. It reminds reminds India of its glorious technological strength. The Indian government has officially declared 11 May as National Technology Day in India to commemorate the first of the five nuclear tests that were carried out on 11 May 1998.
Why National Technology Day is celebrated? : On 11 May 1998, India has successfully conducted a nuclear bomb test explosions, under the assigned code name Operation Shakti. It was conducted by India at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan. It was led by aerospace engineer and late President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Later on 13 May 1998, two additional fission devices were detonated, and the Indian government led by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. It was the second instance of nuclear testing conducted by India; the first test, code-named Smiling Buddha, was conducted in May 1974. These were collectively called Operation Shakti–98, and the five nuclear bombs were designated Shakti-I through to Shakti-V. More recently, the operation as a whole has come to be known as Pokhran II, and the 1974 explosion as Pokhran-I.
Happy National Technology Day Best Wishes and Quotes for You
National Technology Day Themes:
2013 – “Innovation – making a difference”.
2014 – “Inclusive Innovation for India”.
2016 – “Technology enablers of Startup India”.
2017 – “Technology for inclusive and sustainable growth”.
2018 – “Science and Technology for a sustainable future”.
Happy National Technology Day Best Wishing Messages and Quotes:
“On National Technology Day, let’s salute our scientists for their services & achievements in the field of Science & Technology.”
“On National technology day, India had carried out a series of nuclear bomb tests at Pokhran firing range in the Thar desert of Rajasthan. Let’s salute the Nation.”
“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.” ― Aldous Huxley
“As a young citizen of India, armed with technology and love for my nation, I realize, a small aim is a crime” ― APJ Abdul Kalam
“When grand plans for scientific and defence technologies are made, do the people in power think about the sacrifices the people in the laboratories and fields have to make?” ― APJ Abdul Kalam
“Operation Shakti, Pokhran-2, the most significant moment in Indian history. Happy National Technology Day!!”
“The scientific and technological innovations by the country’s smartest minds will be remembered forever. Happy National Technology Day.”